Hobo Symbols: Dating back to the Depression, when many people were homeless and on the move, this code of signs were used be Hobos to communicate good spots to stay & places to avoid. "Here is the place!
AT THE ELM. Carpenter Crisow von Schulz constructed the cabinets in this Amsterdam houseboat kitchen from a single elm tree. The organically curving lines were intended as a contrast to the rectilinear architecture of the houseboat. Photo by: Rene Mesman
House in Ookayama by Torafu Architects - The combination of different woods adds a richness and history to it's very "new" surroundings. I am personally a firm believer in mixed wood design, mostly because it's earth-friendly.